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Medical Term:

subependymal giant cell astrocytoma


Definition: a rare astrocytoma, frequently located in the wall of the lateral ventricle, composed of large glial cells with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm and intermixed elongated astrocytes, associated with tuberous sclerosis.

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